Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture

Photographer: Anneke Dekker

prof. dr. J. (James) Symonds

Historical Archaeology North of the Alps
  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Archeologie
  • Visiting address
    BG 1
    Turfdraagsterpad 9  Amsterdam
  • Postal address:
    Turfdraagsterpad  9
    1012 XT  Amsterdam
  • J.Symonds2@uva.nl
    T: 0205255830

2017

  • Symonds, J., Teixeira Lino, J., & Funari, P. P. (2017). Conflict, Memory, and Material Culture: The Archaeology of The Contestado War in Brazil (1912-1916). In Post-Conflict Archaeology and Cultural Heritage. Rebuilding Knowledge, Memory and Community from War-Damaged Material Culture (eds). Paul Newson; Ruth Young. . Routledge. [details]

2016

  • Symonds, J. (2016). Book Review: Nan A.Rothschild and Diana diZerega Wall 2014. The Archaeology of American Cities Gainesville: University Press of Florida. Journal of Anthropological Research , 73(2). [details]
  • Symonds, J., Vařeka, P., Preusz, M., & Dijkstra, M. F. P. (2016). War and Peasants: An Archaeology of Village Destruction and Abandonment during the Thirty Years’ War in West Bohemia. Oxford, UK: Archaeopress Publishing Oxford. [details]
  • Symonds, J., & Vařeka, P. (2016). An Historical Archaeology of Silver Mining in Central Europe: Joachimsthal and Bohemian Tolars. In J. Symonds, & V-P. Herva (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology. (Oxford Handbooks). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. [details]
  • Symonds, J., & Vařeka, P. (2016). Paysans et Soldats. Archeologie des villages de Bohême abandonnes durant la Guerre de Trente Ans. In J. Guilaine , & J. Semelin (Eds.), Violences de Guerre, Violences de Masse. (pp. 129-145). Paris: La Decouverte, Paris, et Inrap. [details]
  • Symonds, J., & Vařeka, P. (2016). The Impact of the Thirty Years' War on Rural Settlement in Bohemia. In V-P. Herva (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. [details]
  • Symonds, J., Verspay, J. P. W., Huijbers, A. M. J. H., van Londen, H., & Renes, J. (2016). Village Formation in the Netherlands during the Middle Ages (800 – 1600). An Assessment of Recent Excavations and a Path to Progress. Amersfoort: Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands . [details]

2015

  • Symonds, J. (2015). Shadows after Sunset: Imperial Materiality and the Empire’s Lost Things. In A. Brooks (Ed.), The Importance of British Material Culture to Historical Archaeologies of the Nineteenth Century. (pp. 335-357). (Society for Historical Archaeology Monograph). Lincoln: University of Nebraska. [details]
  • Symonds, J., Ylimaunu, T., Salmi, A-K., Nurmi, R., Kallio-Seppä, T., Kuokkanen, M., ... Tranberg, A. (2015). Time, Seasonality, and Trade: Swedish/Finnish-Sámi Interactions in Early Modern Lapland. Historical Archaeology, 49(3), 74-89. DOI: 10.1007/BF03376973 [details]

2014

  • Symonds, J., & Vařeka, P. (2014). Cowboys and Bohemians: Recreation, Resistance, and the Tramping Movement in West Bohemia. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, 1(1), 165-193. DOI: 10.1558/jca.v1i1.165 [details]
  • Cooper, T., & Symonds, J. (2014). Gravel extraction: History of the aggregates industry in the Trent Valley. In D. Bridgland, A. Howard, M. White, & T. White (Eds.), Quaternary of the Trent. (pp. 235-242). Oxford: Oxbow Books. [details]
  • Ylimaunu, T., Symonds, J., Mullins, P. R., Salmi, A-K., Nurmi, R., Kallio-Seppä, T., ... Tranberg, A. (2014). Street mirrors, surveillance, and urban communities in early modern Finland. Journal of Material Culture, 19(2), 145-167. DOI: 10.1177/1359183514521923 [details]

2013

  • Mullins, P. R., Ylimaunu, T., Brooks, A., Kallio-Seppä, T., Kuorilehto, M., Nurmi, R., ... Symonds, J. (2013). British Ceramics on the Northern European Periphery: Creamware Marketing in Nineteenth-Century Northern Finland. International Journal of Historical Archaeology, 17(4), 632-650. DOI: 10.1007/s10761-013-0237-y [details]

2015

  • Verspay, J. P. W., van Londen, H., & Symonds, J. (2015). The Malta Harvest. Village Formation in the Middle Ages (800 - 1600). Part I - Inventory and Evaluation. University of Amsterdam. [details] [PDF]

2016

  • Munawar, N. A., & Symonds, J. (2016). Public Archaeology in Exile: Cultural Heritage and the Conflict in Syria. Paper presented at Bridging Ages Conference - 12th international conference, Kalmar, Sweden. [details]
  • Symonds, J. Diaspora and identity: an integrated archaeological and historical investigation into material life, ethnicity, and diet in the district of Vlooienburg, Amsterdam (AD 1600-1800) [details]

Scientific position

  • Symonds, James (member) (2017-): Association of Critical Heritage Studies (External organisation).
  • Symonds, James (chair) & van der Laarse, R. (chair) (2016-): Amsterdam School of Heritage, Memory, Material Culture (AHM) (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2016-): Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory, Material Culture (AHM) (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2016-): Archaeology of the Modern World (CAMW) La Trobe University (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2016-): Conflict Archaeology Research Group (Co-ordinator) (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2016-): PI & Theme Leader Historical Archaeology ARCHON (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2016-2017): Honorary Visiting Researcher, Boston University (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2015-): Member of Board 4D Research Lab Faculty of Humanities (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2015-): PI & Board Member CREATE Project University of Amsterdam (Event).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2014-): Member Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA): International Practice Group (External organisation).
  • Symonds, James (member) (2014-2018): ACCESS EUROPE: Member and Affiliated Researcher (Event).

Others

  • Munawar, N. (organiser), Morehouse, L.R. (organiser), Saloul, I.A.M. (organiser) & Symonds, J. (chair) (3-11-2017 - 5-11-2017): CHAT 2017 (Contemporary Historical Archaeology in Theory) -Heritage, Memory, Art, and Agency - Conference (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Munawar, Nour (organiser), Morehouse, L.R. (organiser), Notroff, Jens (organiser), Lostal, Marina (organiser), Acosta Weirich, Christine (organiser) & Symonds, J. (chair) (30-8-2017 - 3-9-2017): European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) 23rd Annual Meeting (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser), Roymans, Nico (organiser), van der Schriek, van der Schriek (organiser) & Burmeister, Stefan (organiser) (30-8-2017 - 3-9-2017): European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) 23rd Annual Meeting (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (participant) & Vařeka, Pavel (participant) (30-8-2017 - 3-9-2017): European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) 23rd Annual Meeting (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (participant) (30-3-2017 - 31-3-2017): IMASS: Integration of Methods in Archaeological Settlement Studies (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Noordegraaf, J.J. (organiser), Rasterhoff, Claartje (organiser), Nijboer, H.T. (member of programme committee), van Gemert, E.M.P. (member of programme committee), Bod, L.W.M. (member of programme committee), Kamps, J. (member of programme committee), … van Gelder, M. (member of programme committee) (28-10-2016 - 29-10-2016): Creativity and the City 1600-2000: An E-Humanities Perspective, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser) & Vařeka, Pavel (organiser) (6-1-2016 - 9-1-2016): SHA 49th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology.Conference session: Historical Archaeology in Europe: Current Research and Future Directions (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser) (18-4-2016): Archaeological Dialogues Stichting (SAD) Annual Conference 2016: Theories of the Middle Ground (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (participant), Pettersson, Claes B (organiser), Simonsen, Rikke (organiser), Wennberg, Tom (organiser) & Nurk, Ragnar (organiser) (31-8-2016 - 4-9-2016): European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) 22nd Annual Meeting,Vilnius (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser) & Beaudry, Mary C (organiser) (2-9-2015): European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) 21st Annual Meeting (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser) (27-11-2015): Households, Histories, Materialities: An Interdisciplinary conference (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser), Roymans, Nico (organiser) & van der Shriek, Max (organiser) (24-4-2015): The Materiality of Conflict. Aims, Methods and Theoryof Conflict Archaeology from Prehistory to Modern Times (ACASA / ARCHON), Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Symonds, James (organiser) (13-11-2014 - 14-11-2014): Entangled Colonialism: Scandinavian Trade in the Atlantic and in Asia (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

Keynote / Invited lecture

  • Symonds, James (keynote speaker) (11-5-2017): DIFFICULT HERITAGE Archaeology and ethnography about the not always forgotten past, Difficult Heritage: Archaeology and ethnography about the not always forgotten past , Lodz, Poland.
  • Symonds, James (keynote speaker) (21-6-2017): Today’s Future: Challenges and Opportunities Across the Social Sciences, Today’s Future: Challenges and Opportunities Across the Social Sciences, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Symonds, James (speaker) (3-4-2016): The Politics of Heritage: Museums, Landscapes, Material Culture. Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford University & Nordic Graduate School in Archaeology University of Oslo.
  • Symonds, James (speaker) (1-11-2015): Industrial Archaeology and Heritage: A UK Perspective, Saxion University of Applied Sciences.
  • Symonds, James (speaker) (23-9-2015): Keynote address: Where are we now? A personal reflection on the past, present and future of historical archaeology, 2015 Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology & Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology (AIMA/ASHA) annual conference.

Journal editor

  • Symonds, James (member of editorial board) (2016-): Acta Universitatis Lodziensis (Journal).
  • Symonds, James (member of editorial board) (2016-): Ex Novo - Journal of Archaeology (Journal).
  • Symonds, James (member of editorial board) (2014-): Journal of Contemporary Archaeology (Journal).
  • Symonds, James (member of editorial board) (2008-): IJHS : International Journal of Heritage Studies (Journal).
  • Symonds, James (reviewer) (2005-): IJHS : International Journal of Heritage Studies (Journal).

Book editor

  • Symonds, J., & Beaudry, M. C. (Eds.) (2017). Slum-Dwellers Revisited: Integrating Bioarchaeology, Material Culture, and Documentary Archaeology in Reexamining Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Urban Poverty. (Bioarchaeology and Social Theory Series). Springer. [details]
  • Symonds, J., Funari, P. P., Orser, C., Lawrence, S., & Zarankin, A. (Eds.) (2017). The Routledge Handbook of Global Historical Archaeology. Routledge. [details]
  • Symonds, J. (Ed.) (2016). A Cultural History of Objects: The Renaissance (AD 1400-1600). (The Cultural Histories Series). London, New York, New Delhi, Sydney: Bloomsbury Publishing. [details]
  • Symonds, J., & Herva, V-P. (Eds.) (2016). The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199562350.001.0001 [details]
This list of publications is extracted from the UvA-Current Research Information System. Questions? Ask the library or the Pure staff of your faculty / institute. Log in to Pure to edit your publications.
  • University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, CZ
    Visiting proffesor (historical archaeology)
  • Boston University, USA
    Honorary researcher 2013 - 2014
  • University of Oulu, Finland
    Docent (associate professor) Historical Archaeology

edit contact information edit tabs